Firefighters celebrated the official opening of the new multi-million-dollar Loganlea Fire and Rescue Station today, as part of the government’s delivery of better services for Queenslanders.

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan said the $4.8 million facility would service Loganlea and surrounding communities.

“The original station was built in 1985 and the greater Logan has changed and seen significant growth since then,” Minister Ryan said.

“Loganlea station is currently ranked the fourteenth busiest station in Queensland, with crews attending a high number of structure and vehicle fires in the Loganlea area.

“It’s imperative we provide our first responders with fit-for-purpose facilities that allow for growth, so Queensland Fire and Emergency Services can continue to meet the high expectations of the community.

Loganlea Fire Station
Loganlea Fire Station

“Brisbane-based Woollam Constructions built the station, supporting local jobs in the area.”

Member for Woodridge and Treasurer Cameron Dick said the new Loganlea station was a great example of the Palaszczuk Government delivering better services for the Logan community.

“As we move into another La Nina summer, everyone in the Logan community knows how important it is to be prepared for major weather events,” Mr Dick said.

“Having the best crews with the best training and the best equipment in the right place will bring peace of mind to our community.”

Member for Waterford and Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman also welcomed the exciting announcement.

“This new fire station is a much-needed facility for our dedicated emergency service workers, but importantly will help keep residents safe in our growing community.”

QFES Acting Deputy Commissioner Stephen Smith said the new station was a necessary update.

Loganlea Fire Station Trucks
Loganlea Fire Station Trucks

“The existing station has served our firefighters well for 37 years but was no longer suitable,” Acting Deputy Commissioner Smith said.

“The new station features space for up to 10 crew, three engine bays, a two-storey training tower and an under-cover road crash rescue training pad.

“It’s a pleasure to see Loganlea’s firefighters operate out of the station and make the most of the new facilities.”

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